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Dr Richard Jiang

Senior Lecturer

Richard Jiang

Room B44




PhD supervision

Neural Computation, Quantum AI, Biomedical AI, Microsystems


Dr. Richard Jiang is a Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor) in the School of Computing & Communications at Lancaster University, UK. He is a Fellow of the Higher Education Academy (HEA) and a Member of EPSRC Review College. Dr. Jiang has served as an invited Expert and Panel Member on EPSRC panels. His research interests primarily lie in the fields of Machine Learning and Neural Computation. Recently, he has been focusing on specific areas such as Artificial General Intelligence, Privacy Computing, Quantum AI, Biomedical AI, and Remote Sensing.

Dr. Jiang's research has been supported by grants from EPSRC, Leverhulme Trust, and other industry and international funds, involving over £1 million in research funding. He has supervised and co-supervised over 20 PhD students, including 9 who have successfully defended their PhDs. Additionally, Dr. Jiang has authored over 100 refereed publications and has served as the editor of several books and special issues. He actively contributes to the academic community by serving as a Program Committee member, Editorial Board member, and reviewer for various international conferences and research journals.


Research Grants

Target-Aware High-Quality Video Generation via 3D CNN based Self-Supervised Adversary Learning, PI, Huawei HIRP Grant, 2020-04 to 2021-03 | GRANT_NUMBER: HO2019041002010P279. 

Face2Gene: Genetic Identity behind Deep Facial Features, PI, Leverhulme Research Fellowship, 2019-10 to 2020-09 | GRANT_NUMBER: RF-2019-492. 

Privacy-Protected Human Identification in Encrypted/Transformed Domains, PI, Engineering and Physical Sciences Research Council (Swindon) 2017-05 to 2019-10 | GRANT_NUMBER: EP/P009727/1.

A Biologically-inspired Multi-sensor and Multi-modal System for Public Security, UK Co-PI, Qatar National Research Fund (Doha) 2016-09 to 2019-08 | GRANT_NUMBER: NPRP No.8–140-2–065.


Career Details

Mar 2019 ~ Present: Senior Lecturer (Associate Professor), Lancaster University;

Aug 2015 ~ Mar 2019: Senior Lecturer, Northumbria University;

May 2013 ~ July 2015: Lecturer, Northumbria University;

Oct 2012 ~ May 2013: Research Associate, Sheffield University;

Oct 2011 ~ Sept 2012: Research Associate, Bath University;


Professional Role

Leverhulme Research Fellow, 2019;

EPSRC RISE Connector, 2018;

Member of EPSRC College, 2017~Now;

Fellow of Higer Education Assocation, 2015~Now;


Current Teaching

SCC-300 Third Year Projects

DSS-591 MSc Data Science Projects


PhD Supervisions Completed

Ziping Jiang, 2024

Bing Xu, 2023

Philip Easom-McCaldin, 2022

Ranjith Dinakaran, 2021

Ismahane Cheheb, 2020

Gary Storey, 2019

Mohamed AE Abdalla, 2018

Resheed Almotaeryi, 2017

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